Data Engineer – LEARFIELD

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 2-5 years

Job Description

About SIDEARM Sports

The team at SIDEARM provides the technology platform that powers the official websites, mobile apps, statistical integration, live audio and video streaming, and e-commerce platforms of more than 1,500 collegiate athletic partners across the nation, including 300 NCAA Division I programs, and over 50 of the 65 Power 5 athletic departments. We are proud that the work we do is experienced by millions of sports fans each year.

We are actively accepting applications for a Data Engineer to join our Software Development team.


Work with the development and product teams to build data solutions for high-impact initiatives.

Create data solutions that collect, aggregate, summarize, and enhance the data that resides within our systems to drive new products and platform features.

Work on improving and optimizing our platform.

Help plan and scope the data needs for products and product features.

Implement and maintain databases with various cloud technologies.

Evaluate new technologies with the goal of providing technical recommendations to improve our platforms.

Participate in code reviews, retros, as well as functional testing of software.

Create and maintain design and code documentation in Bitbucket, Confluence, and or other repositories.

Our Ideal candidate:

You are a problem solver. You will work collaboratively with your team to creatively solve a variety of technological and human problems for our clients.

You are accountable. SIDEARM is a team of various talents and responsibilities, all working together to build products that connect with our clients and fans. Every member of our team works cohesively to dependably solve problems.

You have data engineer experience. You will be involved in the development of data solutions for all layers of our platform and will be able to work on a team to ship new features and products.

You enjoy learning. We are a technology-focused organization that is constantly evolving our products, services, and work processes, learning together how we can best serve our clients.

You are detail oriented. Our industry is constantly evolving, and we are looking for skilled developers who have an eye for detail.

You are a team player. SIDEARM is commitment to a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. You are a visible and vocal advocate in fostering a culture that promotes an inclusive, equitable, collaborative, and diverse work environment.

Minimum Requirements:

3+ years of data engineering experience or a relevant field

Advanced knowledge of SQL, data types and structures

Experience building and deploying ETL and ELT data pipelines

Experience working with cloud data solutions

Familiar with various data solutions including SQL and NoSQL databases

Familiar with data lake and data warehouse solutions and architecture

Familiar with automation and scripting

Good understanding of data security and compliance requirements

Great debugging and troubleshooting skills

Familiar with SCRUM and Agile software development methodologies

We will be extra impressed if you have:

Solid experience with SQL Server

Experience with ML and ML Data Solutions

Compensation: $100,000


Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

Disability Insurance

Life Insurance

Retirement Benefits

Flexible Spending Accounts

Paid PTO

Flexible Work Schedule

LEARFIELD is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Our suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; and campus-wide business and sponsorship development.

Our people-friendly culture is a hallmark of our style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company’s value statement: “build the team, grow the company, have fun, love and serve others.”

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. LEARFIELD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.


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